Tag Archives: Margot Robbie

Film Review: VICE Assumes Too Much of Subject and Too Little of Audience

Vice (Adam McKay) 1 out of 4 stars About midway through Adam McKay’s latest attempt to mansplain the atrocities of contemporary politics to us, he decides so condescendingly to roll the film’s end credits. That’s right, it was an aggressive … Continue reading

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Film Review: “Mary Queen of Scots” Deserves a Better Fate

Mary Queen of Scots (Josie Rourke, 2018) 1 out of 4 stars. A narrative mess of a film occasionally buoyed by the raw beauty of well-photographed Scottish landscapes, Mary Queen of Scots begins as a sharp examination of the challenges faced by … Continue reading

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Film Review: In “I, Tonya,” Margot Lands a Perfect Performance

I, Tonya (Craig Gillespie, 2017) 3 out of 4 stars. An alternately delightful and heartbreaking mockumentary romp of a biopic, I, Tonya features a mesmerizing performance by Margot Robbie (The Wolf of Wall Street) as disgraced former figure skater Tonya … Continue reading

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Middleburg Film Festival 2017

Founded in 2013, the Middleburg Film Festival just celebrated its fifth anniversary, running from October 19-22. Located approximately an hour from Washington, DC, in Middleburg, Virginia, the festival screens films in such a beautiful part of the state that it … Continue reading

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Film Review: “Goodbye Christopher Robin” Moves Despite Its Fabulation

Goodbye Christopher Robin (Simon Curtis, 2017) 2½ out of 4 stars. In many ways a complex exploration of the twin challenges of artistic creation and parenting, Goodbye Christopher Robin nevertheless strays distressingly from the real facts of the case. Based … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Legend of Tarzan

Skarsgard does not embarrass himself, which says a lot. I liked what they did with the story. When the movie opens, it is the late 1880s and John Clayton III, the Earl of Greystoke (Alexander Skarsgard) has been rescued from … Continue reading

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